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Confucianism and Women

A Philosophical Interpretation (Suny Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture)

by Li-hsiang Lisa Rosenlee

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Western philosophy,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Confucianism,
  • Eastern,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7803603M
    ISBN 100791467503
    ISBN 109780791467503
    OCLC/WorldCa60515064

    Confucianism also taught that women should usually remain separated from the men. Again, the texts read: If you have to go outside, cover your face; if you peep outside, conceal yourself as much. Confucianism, a Western term that has no counterpart in Chinese, is a worldview, a social ethic, a political ideology, a scholarly tradition, and a way of mes viewed as a philosophy and sometimes as a religion, Confucianism may be understood as an all-encompassing way of thinking and living that entails ancestor reverence and a profound human-centred religiousness.

    Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is a system of thought and behavior originating in ancient sly described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life, Confucianism developed from what was later called the Hundred Schools of Thought from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (– BCE).Chinese: 儒家. In Comparison Like Hinduism, Confucian ideas were not very tolerant towards women. Women were seen as inferior to men, and could not move up in social class. Also like Hinduism, Confucianism had a conflicting attitude regarding respect towards women- they were treated like.

    This is a book by women about women in the religions of the world. It presents all the basic facts and ideological issues concerning the position of women in the major religious traditions of humanity: Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism, and tribal religions. A special feature of the book is its phenomenological approach, wherein scholars examine sacred. Books shelved as confucius: The Analects by Confucius, The Doctrine of the Mean by Confucius, Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction by Daniel K. Gardne.


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Confucianism and Women by Li-hsiang Lisa Rosenlee Download PDF EPUB FB2

Confucianism and Women argues that Confucian philosophy—often criticized as misogynistic and patriarchal—is not inherently sexist. Although historically bound up with oppressive practices, Confucianism contains much that can promote an ethic of gender by: 7.

Confucianism and Women: A Philosophical Interpretation. Confucianism and Women argues that Confucian philosophy often criticized as misogynistic and patriarchal is not inherently sexist.

Although historically bound up with oppressive practices, Confucianism contains much that can promote an ethic of gender parity.4/5(1). Confucianism and Women book Confucianism and Women argues that Confucian philosophy-often criticized as misogynistic and patriarchal-is not inherently sexist.

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Confucianism and Women argues that Confucian philosophy—often criticized as misogynistic and patriarchal—is not inherently sexist. Although historically bound up with oppressive practices, Confucianism contains much that can promote an ethic of gender parity. Challenging the conventional notion of Confucianism as an oppressive tradition that victimized women, this provocative book reveals it as a modern construct that does not reflect the social and cultural histories of East Asia before the nineteenth century.5/5(1).

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It was the fateful synthesis of Confucianism with Taoist cosmology during the Han dynasty by Dong Zhongshu ( B.C.E.) led to the gender dichotomy of men as yang (active, powerful, accentuated) and women as yin (passive, weak, diminished). Dong reduces what are, at.

As Confucianism makes a comeback in China, Daniel A. Bell, a professor of philosophy at Tsinghua University in Beijing, lists which books to read for an understanding of Confucius and his legacy.

A s China modernises, it is increasingly returning to its traditional culture. Certainly, the resurgence of Confucian thinking is part of this re. A new, multifaceted look at Korean women during a period of strong Confucian ideology.

This volume offers a fresh, multifaceted exploration of women and Confucianism in mid- to late-Choson Korea (mid-sixteenth to early twentieth century).5/5(1). Confucian classics such as The Book of Change, The Book of Poetry and Confucian Analects will be included in the analysis to investigate whether Confucianism legitimizes women's subordination to men.

[an] excellent book.” — Journal of Chinese Religions “ Confucianism and Women is a concisely presented and coherently structured piece of writing. It is a welcome addition to the current research in the fields of Chinese gender studies and philosophy.” — Journal of the Royal Asiatic SocietyPrice: $ Confucianism outside of China: Korea, Japan, and Vietnam Summary 11 Neo-Confucianism The Northern and Southern Song Dynasties Neo-Confucianism Issues in Neo-Confucianism Early Neo-Confucian Thinkers Zhu Xi (–) and Li Xue, the School of Principle The School of Mind/Heart Wang Yangming Summary File Size: 3MB.

Book of Changes, which was later formulated by Confucius" (). Keywords: Confucianism, social injustice, Chinese women. Xiongya Gao is an Associate Professor in English at Southern University at New Orleans.

Author of Pearl S. Buck's Chinese Women Characters, Susquehanna university press / Associated University press, The Four Books (四書; Sìshū) are Chinese classic texts illustrating the core value and belief systems in Confucianism.

They were selected by Zhu Xi in the Song dynasty to serve as general introduction to Confucian thought, and they were, in the Ming and Qing dynasties, made the core of the official curriculum for the civil service Simplified Chinese: 四书五经.

Confucianism and Women argues that Confucian philosophy--often criticized as misogynistic and patriarchal--is not inherently sexist. Although historically bound up with oppressive practices, Confucianism contains much that can promote an ethic of gender parity.

Books shelved as confucianism: The Analects by Confucius, Mencius by Mencius, The World's Religions by Huston Smith, The Great Transformation: The Beginn. In addition, the Chinese tradition of biographies of virtuous women and books of instruction by and for women is shown to provide a Confucian construction of gender.

Practices such as widow chastity, footbinding, and concubinage are discussed in light of Confucian ethics and Chinese history. Representing an unprecedented collaboration among international scholars from Asia, Europe, and the United States, this volume rewrites the history of East Asia by rethinking the contentious relationship between Confucianism and women.

The authors discuss the absence of women in the Confucian canonical tradition and examine the presence of women in politics, family, education, and. the time of the Song dynasty () China experienced a renewal of Confucianism in the rise of Neo-Confucianism.

The introduction of which was intended to both update the old codes of conduct as well as renew society’s beliefs in a Confucian way of life. For women, the rise of Neo-Confucianism meant a rebirth of many of the doctrines meant toFile Size: 39KB.“This book offers conceptual and historical evidence to challenge the stereotypical perception that Confucianism systematically oppresses Chinese women.

This is a sharp and insightful work that will make a good contribution to current scholarly work, especially in the field of feminist theory.”Author: Li-Hsiang Lisa Rosenlee. The authors discuss the absence of women in the Confucian canonical tradition and examine the presence of women in politics, family, education, and art in premodern China, Korea, and Japan.

What emerges is a concept of Confucianism that is dynamic instead of monolithic in shaping the cultures of East Asian societies.